Resources for writers

If you’re a keen young poet looking for some pointers to help develop your writing, we have a whole range of resources to help you out.

Advice from former winners

Four former winners of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award have some words of encouragement and advice. Take a look at the top tips from Nadia Lines, Mukahang Limbu, Cia Mangat, and Andrew Pettigrew.

You can also check out these brilliant advice pieces to point you in the right direction:

Advice from poets

The judges of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2021, Clare Pollard and Yomi Ṣode, have created a video explaining what they’ll be looking for when they read this year’s entries.

And for more general guidance about how to approach writing a poem, the judges of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2020, Maura Dooley and Keith Jarrett, and one of our Foyle Patrons, Matt Abbott sat down to answer some of your questions about writing, reading, editing, and finding your voice. Check out the video below.

 

Further Resources

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